Deborah Sant'anna, is a psychiatric nurse practitioner who has experience working with adolescents and adults in both hospital and clinical settings. She currently splits her time between her clinic at Happy and Georgetown behavioral health institute (GBHI) where she works in the partial hospitalization program (PHP) and the intensive outpatient program (IOP). Debbie is originally from Brazil; she is fluent in Portuguese and proficient in Spanish. She played professional volleyball and holds numerous championships including 2 NCAA division II National Championships. She enjoys spending time with her family, travel and playing volleyball in Austin leagues.
Nadia Bening, MD. is the founder and supervisor at Happy.
Dr. Bening received her undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University followed by her medical degree at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She was fortunate enough to complete her psychiatric residency right here in Austin through UT Southwestern Medical Programs. In addition to supervising pharmacological treatment at Happy Mental Wellness Center, she is the Medical Director at Willow Springs Recovery in Bastrop, TX and has embarked on a new coaching business that is now available. She lives in Austin with her husband and 3 boys. Dr. Bening works very closely with Deborah, Robin and Stephanie on all cases to ensure exceptional care to patients. If you are interested in Dr. Bening's coaching services, please visit her at nadiabeningmd.com
Robin Han received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and English Literature , Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees at the University of Texas at Austin. Robin has extensive clinical experience as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, and has cared for individuals in a variety of specialty settings. Most recently, she spent four years treating patients at an outpatient neurology practice, managing disorders including migraine and atypical headache as well as screening for cognitive impairment. She is most interested in mental health and her pharmacological knowledge base is extensive. She also has years of experience in facial rejuvenation with neuromodulators. When she isn’t working, Robin enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and young daughter.
Happy Mental Wellness Center
6611 River Place Blvd. Ste. 203 Austin, Texas 78730 512-296-2392
Debbie Sant'anna, PMHNP
Stephanie Dang is a psychiatric nurse practitioner. She received her Bachelors in Biology as well as her Masters and Post Masters degrees from The University of Texas at Austin. Her expertise and speciality is in behavioral disturbances in the geriatric population and mood and psychotic disorders in both adolescents and adults. Stephanie seeks to offer patients the highest form of psychiatric care available. Her patients receive genuine and attentive care as she takes the time to listen and learn their concerns and collaborating on how to serve their needs. In her spare time she travels with International Medical Relief.
Robin Han, DNP, ACNS
Stephanie Dang, PMHNP ACNS-BC